Category: Spontaneous Moments


Photo and caption by Kok Kai Ng

The Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo, Japan is the biggest wholesale fish and seafood market in the world, handling over 2,000 metric tons (2,000,000 kg) of seafood per day. I was wandering at a disposal area behind the market looking for my friend when I spotted an enormous pile of discarded foam boxes, used earlier in the morning to contain seafood. As I stood there gawking at the pile, an elderly guard emerged from his little office buried among the boxes, let out a little sigh and slowly navigated his way through for his mid-morning break.

Location: Tsukiji Fish Market, Tokyo, Japan


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